Azure Active Directory Application Proxy Connector Silent Install (How-To Guide)

The Azure Active Directory Application Proxy Connector enables a secure connection between applications inside your network and the Application Proxy. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of the Azure Active Directory Application Proxy Connector from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install the Azure Active Directory Application Proxy Connector Silently

Azure AD Application Proxy Connector Silent Install (EXE)

  1. Navigate to: https://download.msappproxy.net/subscription/d3c8b69d-6bf7-42be-a529-3fe9c2e70c90/connector/download
  2. Download & Copy the AADApplicationProxyConnectorInstaller.exe to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command:
AADApplicationProxyConnectorInstaller.exe /install /quiet /norestart REGISTERCONNECTOR=false

After a few moments you will find Azure AD Application Proxy Connector entries in the Installation Directory and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:Azure Active Directory Application Proxy Connector
Vendor:Microsoft Corporation
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:AADApplicationProxyConnectorInstaller.exe /install /quiet /norestart REGISTERCONNECTOR=false
Silent Uninstall Switch:AADApplicationProxyConnectorInstaller.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart
Download Link:Azure AD Application Proxy Connector Download
PowerShell Script:Azure Active Directory Application Proxy Connector | PowerShell Script
Detection Script:Azure Active Directory Application Proxy Connector | Custom Detection Script

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download links provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

Create an Azure Active Directory Application Proxy Connector Installation Log File

The Azure Active Directory Application Proxy Connector installer offers the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following command to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

Azure Active Directory Application Proxy Connector Silent Install (EXE) with Logging

AADApplicationProxyConnectorInstaller.exe /install /quiet /norestart REGISTERCONNECTOR=false /log "%WINDIR%\Temp\AADApplicationProxyConnector.log"

How to Uninstall the Azure Active Directory Application Proxy Connector Silently

Check out the following posts for a scripted solution:

Azure Active Directory Application Proxy Connector Install and Uninstall (PowerShell)
Azure Active Directory Application Proxy Connector Silent Uninstall (PowerShell)
  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter the following command:

Azure Active Directory Application Proxy Connector Silent Uninstall (EXE)

AADApplicationProxyConnectorInstaller.exe /uninstall /quiet /norestart

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

Jason Bergner

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